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June 2020. Call for papers. IOC/UNESCO Intergovernmental Coordination Group and International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment



Call for papers for the Special issue of the International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, the second in a joint initiative between with the IOC/UNESCO Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (ICG/IOTWMS) : “Technology enabled tsunami early warning: opportunities, gaps, barriers and challenges”


Special issue of the International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built
Environment, the second in a joint initiative between with the IOC/UNESCO
Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami
Warning and Mitigation System (ICG/IOTWMS)

“Technology enabled tsunami early warning:
opportunities, gaps, barriers and challenges”

Guest Editors:
Dr Chandana Siriwardena, Department of Civil Engineering, University of
Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Dr Harkunti Rahayu, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia, Chair of
Working Group 1, Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian
Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (ICG/IOTWMS)

Contents of the themed issue:
This special issue focuses on ICT to support decision making and information dissemination in tsunami early warning. We anticipate a wide range of contributions, including discussions on situations associated with pandemics such as COVID-19 and other biological hazards. These may include, but are not limited to the following:
1. Evidence to support the gap of developing technology enabled tsunami early warning
2. New technological applications to enhance the disaster risk knowledge
3. Development of hazard maps, vulnerability maps and simulations to investigate different scenarios
4. Use of technology to enhance evidence-based decision making
5. Application of technology enabled stakeholder management platforms and tools
6. Use of social media, mobile based applications and digital platforms to maintain real time information as
a tool of tsunami risk communication and tsunami early warning dissemination
7. Integrating tsunami early warning with other hazards, including pandemic threats
8. Community receptiveness, perception and trust towards technology enabled tsunami early warning
mechanisms
9. Barriers and challenges in the application of technology into tsunami early warning mechanisms

Submissions
We are calling for abstracts (200 words) with a proposed title, and up to three key words. These will be reviewed against the themed issue scope. Authors of the selected abstracts will be invited to submit full papers according to the journal’s author guidelines:
http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=ijdrbe

Further instructions on the preparation of full manuscripts will be issued to authors of selected papers.

Any queries or abstracts should be submitted to: Dr Chandana Siriwardena, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, email: chaasi@uom.lk

Important deadlines
• 15th July 2020: Deadline for abstract submission
• 31st July 2020: Decision and call for full papers
• 31st October 2020: Full paper submission

International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment
The International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment (IJDRBE) is edited by Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga and Professor Richard Haigh from the Global Disaster Resilience Centre at the University of Huddersfield, UK. IJDRBE aims at developing knowledge and capacity in strategic and practical aspects of disaster risk reduction, response and reconstruction to reduce the impact of natural and anthropogenic hazards. The journal publishes original and refereed material that contributes to the advancement of the research and practice and provides contributing authors with an opportunity to disseminate their research and experience to a broad audience. The Journal is indexed in British Library, Construction and Building Abstracts, ICONDA – The International Construction Database, Business Source Premier (EBSCO), ABI INFORM Global (ProQuest), Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (ProQuest), INSPEC, SCOPUS and in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) by Clarivate Analytics (formerly ISI Thomson Reuters).

IJDRBE is also a top QI quartile ranked Journal.

If you are keen to know more about the journal, editors can be contacted, as follows:

Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga – d.amaratunga@hud.ac.uk
Professor Richard Haigh – r.haigh@hud.ac.uk

Both at the Global Disaster Resilience Centre at the University of Huddersfield, UK.

Further details on the journal is available at: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/ijdrbe.htm



  

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